Tourist Informations


Phu Bai Airport To Reopen Earlier Than Expected

Phu Bai Airport in Thua Thien-Hue Province will resume its operation on September 20 after six months of closure for runway repair and upgrade, which is two months ahead of the plan. Dinh Viet Thang, deputy head of the Civil Aviation ...

Quang Ninh publicizes prices of package tours

The Quang Ninh People’s Committee has sent a document to relevant agencies requesting the publicizing of real prices of package tours and travel services in the province. In Document 4807/UBND-TM3, the provincial People’s Committee asked the Department of Finance (as the ...

Kim Bong carpentry village to become a tourist attraction

Craftsman Huynh Ri, 74, from Kim Bong Village in ancient Hoi An Town, still makes wooden carvings, but his age limits his output. Ri, who was recognised in 1984 as having the skills of 15th century wood carvers, worries that the ...

Prehistoric traces found in Thai Nguyen

Stone tools dating back as far as 20,000 years have been found in three caves in the northern province of Thai Nguyen. According to Professor Trinh Nang Chung, head of the excavation team, the discovery widens scientists' knowledge of prehistoric culture ...

The tourism of Vietnam

Vietnam Tourism is a significant component of the modern Vietnam economy…     Vietnam is the gracious and graceful country located on the Eastern Coast of the Indochinese Peninsula. With a unique shape of an elongated S and a long coastline of 3,444km (2,140 ...

International Travel Expo 2013 opens in HCM City

HCM CITY (VNS) — The International Travel Expo HCM City (ITE HCM) 2013 opens on Thursday in HCM City. Despite many challenges, to date the exhibition has seen a 30 per cent increase in total floor space compared with last year, ...

Photo festival features Mekong Delta

An art photo festival capturing different aspects of lives in the Mekong Delta is underway in the southernmost province of Ca Mau. Colour snapshot “A dance to celebrate Cham Cultural Day” (Mua nuoc mung ngay van hoa Cham) earned artist Vo ...

HCM City provides expats a chance to immerse themselves in culture

A festival called "HCM City – Our Home" will be held at the Van Thanh Tourist Resort in Binh Thanh District from September 10-12. The event aims at having city residents, particularly expatriates, learn more about the city, its history ...

HCM City’s hidden Chinatown lies in wait for intrepid tourists

Century old: Cha Tam Church, built by the Chinese community in 1900, is one of the popular tourist destinations in HCM City's Chinatown. It is not common for Vietnamese to explore Cho Lon, HCM City's Chinatown, in District 5, but I ...

Hai Duong to visit Temple of Literature

Mao Dien Temple of Literature in Mau Tai Hamlet, Cam Dien Commune, Cam Giang District in Hai Duong Province with its more than 500-year history has become a symbol for fondness of learning and respect for teachers. The site, the convergence ...

Cua Dai wins TripAdvisor accolade

Cua Dai beach in the central province of Quang Nam has been ranked one of the 25 most beautiful beaches in Asia by readers of the popular travel website Trip Advisor. Voters placed the beach, which is famous for its ...

Backpackers blight Viet Nam

It's 7.30am when the first backpackers leave clad in beach outfits and sombreros, shaking off the effects of last night's party to shout loudly to each other while carrying beers, volleyballs and buckets of enthusiasm. No, it's not spring break ...

Dong Son Old Village

As one of the most beautiful ancient villages in Viet Nam, Dong Son offers visitors the chance to learn more about the country's archaeology, it's countryside, culture, history and architecture. Tucked away in Ham Rong Ward, in the central province of ...

Indonesian artists hail changing industry

    HCM CITY (VNS)— With globalisation, outside influence on a country's art is inevitable, Vietnamese and Indonesian artists agreed at an exchange in HCM City on Thursday. After the war, especially since the 1990s, art in Viet Nam, including painting, has somewhat ...

Visitors to gain easier access to travel info in HCM City

    Domestic and foreign visitors to HCMC can find it easier to obtain useful information, advice and support via the Internet, phone hotline or travel information centers as the city is working on a project to make travel information available for ...

Tour Voucher in Vietnam

Tour vouchers have not been favored in Vietnam, despite their great advantages. Being considered a kind of pre-paid card, the biggest advantage of vouchers is that they allow travelers to enjoy good services, stay at high quality rooms, though they ...

Vietnam Air to start Danang-Seoul service next month

      Vietnam Airlines will launch the air route connecting Danang and South Korea’s Seoul on July 1 with two flights per week on Mondays and Thursdays, according to the carrier’s Southern Region Branch. Vietnam Airlines is currently offering promotional return tickets at ...

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Ancient Thay pagoda inspirates both travel writers and painters

Summer may be the best season to visit Thay Pagoda in Ha Noi. It's the time to admire the flamboyantly red flowers on the large gao trees in front of the 900-year-old building brighten up the blue sky. [gallery ids="2163,2164"] The poetic ...

HCM city invests in water tours

  HCM City authorities plan to develop river tourism and make it the city's main tourism product by 2020. The draft "Waterway tourism development strategy of HCM City in the 2013-15 period with a vision to 2020" envisages building and renovating many ...

Hue traditional entertainment night

    Once possessed by the sweet flavor of Hue cake, which used to be very popular in the former capital, a local resident has created a traditional entertainment program of song and dance which features a tea ceremony based around the ...

Tourism police to protect travel foreigners

    The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has been asked by its department in Ha Noi to establish a tourism police force dedicated to protecting travel visitors who are increasingly suffering from tourist scams in the capital. Cases are reported daily ...

International tourist arrivals to Vietnam have been down

    Official says hard to stop tourist arrivals decline International tourist arrivals have been falling over the past few months, but it is difficult to immediately halt this downward trend. Vietnam has got an estimated 2.9 million international tourist arrivals in the first ...

Quang Binh caves a bedrock of tourism

  The grandiose and mysterious caves of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park have become a tourist trap for Quang Binh Province, attracting over four million visitors in the past decade. All aboard: Visitors gather at the Son River wharf to prepare for ...

Vietnam sea tourism plans await ships and investors

    Plans to create a tourist circuit encompassing coastal areas of Viet Nam, Cambodia, and Thailand could be delayed as infrastructure is not yet in place and authorities cannot find investors. Sea tourism, international standard, R10 route The sea route from the Mekong ...

Hanoi tries to lure tourists with heritages

Leading the country in terms of the number and value of heritages, but the heritages still have not been introduced to many travelers from all over the world. Vietnam, tour fee, heritage tourism, imperial citadel of Thang Long, tour guides It’s because ...

Hanoi to set up travel hotlines to protect tourists

    The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will set up two hotlines and an office to receive information about fraud and overcharging against tourists. The department’s Deputy Director – Mr. Mai Tien Dung – has reported to the Hanoi People's ...

Travel hotline for tourists in Ho Chi Minh City

HCM City to have hotline for tourists To prevent robbery and fraud against tourists, HCM City authorities have asked competent bodies to enhance protection for tourists and set up a hotline to support them. The city government has directed the Department of ...

Vietnam Southern Fruit Festival 2013

The 17th Southern Fruit Festival 2013 will open tomorrow in HCM City, providing a link between farmers and processors as well as businesses. HCM City, Southern Fruit Festival 2013, floating market The event is a floating market made of 55 boats that ...

How to apply for Vietnam visa

Vietnam visa is required for all foreigners who wish to visit Vietnam except for citizens of countries having agreement on visa exemption with Vietnam. Now, with the open-door policy to welcome travelers to the country, application for Vietnam visa has ...

International sea travel expo nha trang 2013

On the afternoon of May 7th 2013, Mr Tran Son Hai- Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Permanent deputy chairman of the Khanh Hoa People’s committee has chaired a meeting with the relevant departments to hear the reports on the preparation ...